With the UK staycation looking ever more likely this Summer, it seems we’re all heading out into the wilderness to camp…or glamping if the thought of a camping trip fills you with dread. Bookings of camping holidays have soared by 500% this Summer but if this is your first time, you might be wondering what equipment you need to pack to enjoy the outdoor life…
With many campsites all over the U.K. being left with rubbish and litter scattered over beautiful land, it is important we follow and clean up after ourselves. So lets get ready for the wilderness, we have nine eco-friendly camping gear items that you can take on your trip to make to maximise fun...and practicality.
A great place to start gathering eco-friendly gear for your camping getaway, is a sturdy tent. The North Face Eco Trail Tent is a great option, it is their most sustainable product. Made of 75D 100% Recycled Polyester and durable water repellent finish, it will have you protected for those summer showers and keep plastic out of landfill. The two-person tent is designed to increase ventilation and also maximise space especially for those of you who are tall, the tent is designed so you don’t have to crawl inside. This lightweight spring and summer tent is easy on your back and the environment.
Quench your thirst with this bundle by eco-conscious company ‘Bambuu’. Featuring a water bottle, coffee mug and reusable straws made from Bamboo or Stainless Steel, you are sorted for any occasion. Bambuu give back with 10% of every sale supporting environmental projects partnered with charity. To really boost their eco credentials, Bambuu also run an education program for children focused on plastic pollution, clean up Ocean-Bound plastics and offset emissions quarterly - we will take one bundle please! Practically, this bundle will provide you everything you need on your staycation, the thermos technology keeps your beverages hot or cold.
Camping is a load of fun and a great way to enjoy a little downtime if you cannot travel abroad. When venturing out, it is important to buy the correct gear to assist you on your getaways. Purchasing sustainable gear is a great way to give back and do a little something for the environment, there are a lot of great alternatives and these items not only look good, they will do good. Now get out there and be at one with nature!